All posts by "Kevin Filipski"

Blu-rays of the Week The Divine Move (CJ Entertainment) In this action-packed Korean drama, a professional player of the game GO, framed for his brother’s murder, returns from prison to ...

Blu-rays of the Week Believe Me (Virgil Films) This labored comedy about hypocrisy and faith follows a desperate college student who bilks many easily fooled churchgoers out of their money ...

Blu-rays of the Week Beyond the Lights (Fox) In her long-awaited followup to 2008’s The Secret Life of Bees (her only previous feature was 2000’s affecting Love and Basketball), writer-director ...

Birdman (Fox) One of the most annoying of recent Oscar-winning Best Pictures comprises Emmanuel Lubezki’s relentlessly mobile Oscar-winning photography, scenery-chewing performers delivering moronic dialogue dreamed up by four Oscar-winning writers ...

Blu-rays of the Week A Day in the Country (Criterion) A masterpiece in miniature, Jean Renoir’s buoyant 40-minute short might be his profoundest statement mainly because he refrains from making ...

Blu-rays of the Week Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (Disney) Judith Viorst’s beloved children’s book about a young boy whose crappy day extends to his ...

Blu-rays of the Week Before I Go to Sleep (Fox) Despite a compelling performance by Nicole Kidman as a woman whose memory goes blank every morning as she pieces together ...

Blu-rays of the Week Adua and Her Friends (Raro/Kino) Antonio Pietrangeli’s 1960 neo-realist drama—which sympathetically follows a quartet of prostitutes who decide to open a restaurant when a new Rome ...

Blu-rays of the Week Genesis—Sum of the Parts (Eagle Rock) For a band formed in the late ’60s that went through numerous personnel changes—notably the loss of its dynamic lead ...

Blu-rays of the Week Archer—Complete 5th Season (Fox) In the fifth season of this animated spy spoof, Archer and his cohorts are no longer at the ISIS agency, instead becoming ...

Blu-rays of the Week Elsa & Fred (Millennium) In a closely-fought battle between saccharine and star power, the former ekes out a victory against Oscar winning vets Shirley MacLaine and ...